Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Address FII – Watch Live

Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman is set to make a speech soon at the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh, now in its second day.

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Future Investment Initiative

Saudi Arabia hails multibillion-dollar deals, as fallout from Khashoggi’s killing continues

Major deals worth over $55 billion in the energy, transportation and petrochemical sectors were announced on Tuesday, the first day of the Future Investment Initiative ...



US to revoke visas for Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday that the U.S. has taken steps to punish those it suspects of being involved in the death of ...


Future investment Initiative

Video: Saudi prince gets warm welcome at Riyadh summit

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a warm welcome in a surprise appearance at the Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh on Tuesday. ...


Future investment Initiative

Mohammed bin Salman to make first public speech since crisis

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will speak at Riyadh's showcase investment conference on Wednesday, a senior organizer told CNN, hours after Saudi officials offered ...



After Khashoggi’s death, Turkish President Erdogan seeks to weaken Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

The odds of that outcome appear low, Saudi watchers say, but Erdogan’s pursuit of it illustrates the depth of his antipathy toward Mohammed and his ...


Banking and Finance

Saudis Won’t Penalize Banks for Boycotting Summit, Governor Says

Saudi Arabia won’t penalize foreign banks that boycotted the investment summit in Riyadh, the kingdom’s central bank governor told Al Arabiya TV. ...


Saudi Stock Market

Saudi’s PIF supports stocks to limit Khashoggi crash, sources say

The Saudi index .TASI has dropped over 4 percent since the beginning of October, but the loss would have been bigger if state-linked funds had ...


Defense Industry

Boeing stands by Saudi Arabia

"Boeing is probably closer to Saudi Arabia than any other U.S. company," Thompson says. "It's a closeness that goes back generations. It's going to stand ...



Potentially deadly malware used in Saudi industrial hack likely came from Russia, researchers say

Cybersecurity researchers have linked a Russian government lab to a potentially deadly cyberattack last year at a Saudi petrochemical plant, part of a global operation ...



Pakistan secures $6B Saudi loan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has secured $6 billion in financial support from Saudi Arabia as Riyadh reels from international outrage over the murder of ...


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Oil falls to $76 as worries mount on demand outlook

Oil slipped to around $76 a barrel on Wednesday, paring losses after hitting its lowest since late August, pressured by concern that demand is weakening ...


Regional Stability

Arab states fear Khashoggi case could trigger regional instability

However they feel about the crown prince, said an official from another country in the region, under the current U.S. administration, Saudi Arabia is the ...



Turkey-U.S. joint patrols in Syria’s Manbij to start soon: minister

Turkey and the United States will begin joint patrols in the northern Syrian Manbij area soon after training is completed within the next couple of ...



Turkey, where Saudi writer died, has culture of surveillance

Since an attempted coup in 2016, Turkish authorities have taken more robust steps to monitor digital and other communications. ...



Ballots and bullets in Afghanistan

The people who showed up to vote exhibited great bravery: The Taliban attacked polling stations, rained rocket fire on some towns, and kidnapped and killed ...


Trump Foreign Policy

Opinion: Trump Is No ‘Isolationist’

President Trump’s foreign policy is anything but isolationist. It is ambitious, interventionist and global. Having determined after almost two years of trying that the three ...



World’s first hyperloop system set for Abu Dhabi construction in 2019

Construction on the world’s first commercial hyperloop system – located in UAE capital Abu Dhabi – will begin in Q3 2019. ...



Progress paradoxes in China, India, and the US: A tale of growing but unhappy countries

Traditional income-based metrics, such as GDP and poverty headcounts, tell a story of unprecedented economic development, as seen by improvements in longevity, health, and literacy. ...



Iran braces for more general strikes as budget negotiations in sight

However, the vast majority of protests have been staged in response to an array of specific economic and occupational demands. Inherently, such protests have remained ...


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